DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 4, 2005--AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AG), a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today that it will participate in the Smith Barney Citigroup Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 9, 2005. The conference will include a presentation by Martin Richenhagen, AGCO's President and Chief Executive Officer, at 2:15 p.m. EST. Investors may listen to a live webcast of the presentation by accessing the link in the Investor Center/Webcasts & Presentations section at www.agcocorp.com. The webcast will also be archived for twelve months immediately afterwards.

AGCO Corporation, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO products are distributed in more than 140 countries. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage, tillage equipment and implements through more than 3,900 independent dealers and distributors around the world. AGCO products are distributed under the various well-known brand names AGCO(R), Challenger(R), Fendt(R), Gleaner(R), Hesston(R), Massey Ferguson(R), New Idea(R), RoGator(R), Spra-Coupe(R), Sunflower(R), TerraGator(R), Valtra(R), and White(TM) Planters. AGCO provides retail financing through AGCO Finance in North America and through Agricredit in Australia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, and Brazil. In 2004, AGCO had net sales of $5.3 billion.

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    CONTACT: AGCO Corporation, Duluth
             Molly Dye, 770-813-6044

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